Average Bench: 65% (415th of 1305)

Based on 68,080 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 35.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 81.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 107Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 25.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 285Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 284Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 68,080 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.6 Memory 81.9 93.7
74.8 1-Core 107 120
129 2-Core 187 220
74.4% 125 Pts
Min Avg Max
186 4-Core 279 322
207 8-Core 284 322
38.3% 281 Pts
Min Avg Max
210 64-Core 285 324
19.2% 285 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 171
75% 123 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 307
42% 308 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.7
1-Core 120
2-Core 219
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 321
43% 318 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.8
1-Core 106
2-Core 189
76% 128 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 290
37% 276 Pts
64-Core 281
19% 281 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 110
2-Core 198
75% 128 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 272
36% 264 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 109
2-Core 172
72% 120 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 137
25% 170 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,981,930 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $117 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $12419 mins
EbayUS $1252 mins
OutletPCUS $13113 months
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 4,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H110M-H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $310

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

Added 4 years ago.

Good

11 months ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Poor

2 months ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Good

6 months ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Poor

9 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Good

2 years ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Excellent

1 month ago.

Its on of the best i3 processors and i have the processpr


Good

9 months ago.

beautiful option in cheap budget


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

3 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

2 years ago.

dpf-hp


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